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Boiled Collard Turnip Greens Or Mustard Greens

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Ingredients
  Collards/Turnip greens / mustard greens 2 Pound, prepared for cooking
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Bacon drippings/Melted butter / margarine 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pick the leaves tearing them into bite-size pieces or finely chop.

MAKING
2. Add leaves to a large saucepan. Pour in water and add salt.
3. Cover the pan with its lid and place on a medium low flame.
4. Allow the water to simmer and leaves to wilt and cook until tender, about 10-15 minutes for turnip or mustard greens and 15-20 for collards.
5. Drain excess water and transfer leaves to a serving bowl.
6. Season with pepper and drizzle drippings or butter
7. Toss well using 2 large spoons or shake bowl to mix.

SERVING
8. Serve the greens warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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